The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Life Sciences
Rank 103 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.63% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £27,864 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.08% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
Life Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 492 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.05% 35.91% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 352 399 287
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,020 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 3 £27,864 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Xamarin